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  • December 06, 2021

    Victims' Attys Want Docs Clawed Back In Scouts Ch. 11

    Divisions among three law firms that initially worked together in lining up thousands of alleged sexual abuse victims for claims against the bankrupt Boy Scouts of America broke further into the open Monday in a Delaware court dispute over waivers of attorney-client privilege.

  • December 06, 2021

    3rd Circ. Backs L'Oreal's Win In Atty's Whistleblower Suit

    The Third Circuit on Monday affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower suit brought by a former L'Oreal USA Inc. attorney who claimed the cosmetics giant canned him for raising concerns about pressure to file baseless patent applications.

  • December 06, 2021

    Pa. Law Firm Says Federal Estate Row Barred By Settlement

    A dispute with a central Pennsylvania law firm over its handling of two sisters' estates should be tossed because it was already settled in state court, the firm told a federal judge Monday.

  • December 06, 2021

    Cook Co. Atty, Judges Want Out Of Ill. Name-Change Law Row

    Cook County's state's attorney and two of its judges urged an Illinois federal judge on Monday to throw out a lawsuit brought by eight transgender women who claim a state law preventing them from changing their legal names because of their felony convictions is unconstitutional, saying they aren't the proper defendants for such a challenge.

  • December 06, 2021

    Davis Polk Again Seeks End To Associate Discrimination Case

    A dive into the track record of a former Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP associate has uncovered "no witness or document" backing his story that he was pushed out for raising concerns about race and diversity, the firm told a New York federal court on Monday.

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